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Welcome to IDGTE


Our mission is to serve our membership by advancing the design, development, manufacture, application, operation and maintenance of reciprocating internal combustion engines, gas turbines and their related fields.


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Join a unique professional organisation dedicated to your industry and extend your Continuous Professional Development (CPD) by participating in IDGTE meetings, technical visits and networking opportunities.



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A call for Technical Papers


Your opportunity to get published



The IDGTE technical papers programme is now being developed for the coming year.  Members and others are invited to submit abstracts for papers to be delivered at one of our ordinary meetings.  These meetings are held four times a year and all papers presented are reviewed and subsequently published in the Power Engineer, the IDGTE official journal. If you or your company has a topic you would like to have published then here is your opportunity.


To be part of the programme for the coming year you should send in your abstracts for review to "The Papers Committee" as soon as possible.  Do not delay as this is your opportunity to get published and have your paper peer reviewed.



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IDGTE 2013 Annual Report

and Accounts


2013 Operational report


The Institution has compiled this unique report since 1923 and continues today to bring a compilation of independent “user focus” data for conventional prime mover types, as well as expanding to report on alternative fuels and comparison to alternative prime mover technologies. Prime movers for industrial, marine and rail traction are applications of interest.


Its value depends on the quality of input and we encourage all those interested in the compiled data on a worldwide basis, to participate.It is not necessary to be a member of the Institution to contribute or to receive a copy of the report.


Return Forms and Guidance Notes can be downloaded here.


Further information.  If you have any any questions please contact enquiries@idgte.org.



© 2009 Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers

...the independent technical forum for power generation



© 2009 Institution of Diesel and Gas Turbine Engineers

...the independent technical forum for power generation

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Monday 6 October 2014


Bio-gas seminar:

Cost-effective power generation from bio-gas fuels








This CPD qualifying seminar has a plant “user” focus and works from the ground-floor basics to detailed and specialist experience of operating reciprocating gas engines using landfill, anaerobic digester and sewage gas fuels.


Sessions include; development of a lubricating oil for bio-gas fuelled engines, gas production and treatment - landfill, anaerobic digestion and sewage, power plant care using condition based maintenance and gas engine overhaul techniques. Followed by booth session workshops.



New Flyer IDGTE Annual Report and Accounts 2013

2014 End of Summer Special


Join now and pay no registration fee* - get access to online library and receive past technical papers published in the Power Engineer free of charge!     *Expires 30 September 2014


Thursday 18 September

2.00pm-4.00pm

Gas turbine presentations at Cranfield University











Department of Power & Propulsion, Cranfield University, College Road, Bedford, MK43 0AL.  The agenda is as follows:


2.00pm    Simulation Tools and Techno-economic and Environmental  Risk Analysis  - Mr Alex Nind and  Dr Vishal Sethi

3.00pm    Gas Turbine Performance Enhancement through  Compressor Washing - Mr Roupa Agbadede

3.30pm    Gas Turbine Performance Simulations and Diagnostics  Capabilities - Dr Theoklis Nikolaidis and Dr Suresh Sampath

4.00pm    Finish


If you are interested in attending this event please email enquiries@idgte.org.






Cranfield University MSc students in the Whittle Building     Photo taken by Dawid Bozak


Tuesday 21 April 2015


Annual Luncheon           We’re on the move …


The 2015 IDGTE annual luncheon is to be held at a new venue -

Grange Tower Bridge Hotel.


The event will have a new, updated format too. We are introducing a

morning session of seminars/workshops covering a range of subjects so

there should be something which is relevant to everyone. This will be

followed by the usual style luncheon with an impressive line-up of

interesting speakers.


Make a diary date now - and be there. Help us make “the best

luncheon in the business” even better. Tickets will be available in

the new year.

Grange Tower Bridge Hotel